This Week’s Picks! Billy Porter, Sutton Foster & More

first_img Sutton Foster Laugh Out Loud at Living on LoveBegins April 1 at the Longacre TheatreThere’s lots to look forward to in Living on Love, the hilarious new comedy about the complications that erupt when a Maestro (Douglas Sills) and his diva wife (Renée Fleming) write dueling autobiographies—with foxy ghostwriters. You have opera superstar Fleming’s Broadway debut, the delightful Anna Chlumsky (fresh from You Can’t Take It With You), and hunky Jerry O’Connell…dropping trou. So if you like screwball comedies and sculpted bods, get going! Click for tickets! Kick Back with Billy PorterApril 3 on PBSGoing out, especially on Friday, can be a hassle. You’re tired, your paycheck is devoted to next week’s expired Easter chocolate, and you don’t feel like sidestepping tourists like Ben Vereen. Well, fear not. We have a fun, low-stress option to start your weekend. Tony-winning Kinky Boots favorite Billy Porter takes center stage in Broadway & Soul on Live from Lincoln Center, where he performs an array of songs while you lounge in track pants. Hey, you, trying to pull the perfect April Fool’s prank. Come on! How old are you, 12? Don’t spend your free time stocking up on whoopee cushions and dribbling glasses. Instead you can check out two new, highly anticipated shows, catch Sutton Foster on your TV screen and see Paige Davis and Amra-Faye Wright light up Chicago one more time. It’s no joking matter: get ready for this week’s picks! Get Younger with Sutton FosterPremieres March 31 on TV LandStay in tonight. Why? Because Sutton Foster is on your TV! In Younger, the Tony winner plays a 40-year-old single mom who, desperate for work, reinvents herself as a 26-year-old. Now she has to maintain the façade at a great new job with new colleagues (Hilary Duff and Miriam Shor). Another good sign, aside from Foster playing the lead? The series comes from Sex and the City creator Darren Star! We’re tuning in. Welcome Two Murderesses Back to ChicagoBegins March 30 at the Ambassador TheatreReason number 4,503,121 we love Broadway: Sometimes a long-running show will feature the return of a beloved former cast member. For several weeks, fans of Chicago will be in Xanadu. Starting tonight, Paige Davis and Amra-Faye Wright are back. Davis will reprise her performance as Roxie Hart through April 27. Wright will work the boards for longer as—surprise, surprise!—Velma Kelly; she’s there through July 26. Click for tickets! View Comments Star Files Celebrate Life at Airline HighwayBegins April 1 at the Samuel J. Friedman TheatreThe parking lot has many functions beyond its intended purpose: hang-out for noisy teens, forum for bad skateboarders, training ground for aspiring drivers… It’s also the setting for Lisa D’Amour’s Airline Highway, where New Orleans’ finest outcasts organize a pre-death funeral outside the old Hummingbird Hotel for former burlesque star Miss Ruby. The drama, which enjoyed an acclaimed run at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre, stars Tony winner Julie White. Click for tickets!last_img

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